Derrick crane


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See Derrick.
a combination of the derrick and the crane, having facility for hoisting and also for swinging the load horizontally.

See also: Crane, Derrick

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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